Managing the M&A process: From opportunities to new business creation

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Abstract

The focus of this paper is to provide information on and insights into the creation of new business through mergers and acquisitions (M&As), in other words to discuss how to support the related strategic planning and decision-making and how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into the planning processes. In addition, ManMAP tools to support the management of M&A process are introduced. The paper is based on the results of the research carried out by VTT and the Turku School of Economics (ManMAP - Managing the M&A process - From opportunities to new business creation, www.vtt.fi/manmap) focused on the management of mergers and acquisitions from the perspective of creating new business.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-35
Number of pages7
JournalVTT Impulse
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

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New business
Mergers and acquisitions
Economics
Strategic planning
Risk and uncertainty
Decision making
Strategic decisions
Planning process

Keywords

  • M&A
  • merger and acquisition
  • new business creation
  • risk
  • opportunity
  • uncertainty

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Managing the M&A process : From opportunities to new business creation. / Rantala, Tuija; Räikkönen, Minna.

In: VTT Impulse, No. 1, 2012, p. 28-35.

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